"Lean Forward" Blitz Hits DC Metro

Guy Benson
Posted: Nov 12, 2010 4:29 PM
I guess left-wing media organizations have a thing for spending beaucoup advertising dollars on the DC Metro. On my journey over to Capitol Hill this afternoon, it was impossible to miss MSNBC's new ad campaign, which saturates the Capitol South station.  Commuters, including thousands of Hill staffers, are now subjected to images and slogans promoting the liberal cable network's lineup, including He Who Shall Never Again Be Suspended:


Despite MSNBC's oblique slogan, it sure looks like Olby is leaning back in his chair.  Oh well; coherence was never really his thing anyway. 

I was slightly taken aback by Rachel Maddow's promotional poster, mostly because it reveals that she and I share an identical show-prep method: Namely, stacking highlighted articles in piles that fan out across the floor:


One Republican staffer jokingly griped, "It's not fun being forced to look at Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann at the beginning and end of every day.  Thank God it's the weekend." 

Weekend, you say?  That can mean only one thing: Hours upon hours of "Lockup" prison documentaries